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Tag: disease

Sunlight, medications and health

Thiazide is the most commonly prescribed anti-hypertensive medications around the world. The recent data shows that accumulation dosage of thiazide for six years leads to skin cancer. Thiazide causes hyper uric acid […]

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Menopausal females: urgent help is here

The North American Menopause Society just released the 2017 hormone therapy position statement. This is the up-to-date information of all the new evidence and consensus recommendations since the last update of 2012. In […]

Breast milk crucial for the baby

Breast feeding is recommended worldwide by the World Health Organization (WHO) based on the benefits that are observed from the population studies. The mechanisms were initially explained as the maternal immunoglobulin, intimates […]

Vitamine D, a therapeutic for asthma

The recent issue of Lancet Respiratory Medicine has a discussion of Vitamin D for asthma treatment and prevention. They found that Vitamin D supplementation decreased the asthmatic attack frequency, ER visit and […]

NSAIDs: not a good drug for many people

  What are NSAIDs? Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) include Ibuprofen (Motrin®, Advil®, Motrin IB®), Naproxen (Naprosyn®, Aleve®), Nabumetone (Relafen®) and COX-2 inhibitor Celecoxib (Celebrex®). What is the problem with it? It’s been shown that there […]

Vegetarian men and depression

There seems some correlation between these two: vegetarian men and depressive symptoms, based on a study of 9668 adult male. Is there a serious relationship? However the causative relationship is hard to […]

What does a baby want

Parents has to know what the baby wants when they cry. Temperature, hunger, diaper, noise, sleepiness and colic/pain are the common reasons. Most of the time, however, there’s no reason. Simply swinging, […]

Move stress out of the “being”

  How cancer initiates I spent twenties years studying cancers, both as a surgeon and a medical scientist. Some cancers are congenital, such as retinoblastoma; some are genetic, as to certain types […]